Advocates push back against new state regulations closing in on Cincinnati’s last clinic providing abortions
In the gray early morning of June 24, a charter bus idled outside the Elizabeth Campbell Surgical Center in Mount Auburn waiting to take a group of Planned Parenthood supporters from Cincinnati to the state capitol building in Columbus. ...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that
same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, legalizing same-sex
As a new effort to increase charter schools launches, public school advocates push back
A group calling itself the Cincinnati
Educational Justice Coalition packed 60 people into a small conference
room at the West End YMCA June 18 to discuss solutions to a
long-standing issue — the stubborn gap separating low-income Cincinnati students from their more well-off peers.
Family and community search for answers after the police shooting of 22-year-old Quandavier Hicks in Northside
Erica Woods came from Georgia to Cincinnati for answers about her son’s death and found herself marching across the Hamilton Avenue I-75 overpass June 11 with a group of more than 200. ...
Council’s ignored human services request primes potential budget battle
Last November, Cincinnati City Council
unanimously voted to double the size of the city’s human services fund
from $1.5 million to $3 million during the next budget cycle.
New state job application laws could help ex-offenders, but they’re part of a larger puzzle
On June 1, the state of Ohio stopped
asking job seekers on applications whether they have been convicted of a
crime, and a proposed measure would remove questions about criminal
history from all public job applications across the state.